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   Titusville Herald  (Newspaper) - May 26, 1877, Titusville, Pennsylvania                                DAILY MOXTHLT AWD tiAt STATISTICAL KKVltWof Pwraleuu Kutituw coupUwl rtJiabto burcei a apeclalty FULL TICLKGUAPBIC KKPOKTSof Auo Pnwi i v r tdfBmt A4MftulB If ediuB In NorthwMUrn ys i Coirespondauei ullrltci poinU oftUe Oil and If used will 1or onoBly UwtbeeLJ HC jr IT COGSWILt Tha B MileCall Hark tis the bugle of War I Mamieri are fljiujf aud uuilieatk aud bayonets gleam from afar Cuuuou drive luuiberiui over the heath j Uustle uuil stir from the east to the west Marelniijf of troops IVom the DoiiU to be aoutU giandauia and babea at tlio breast Ireaa ior tbe laal time the warriors mouth Wipes fiora uiuto liustmnda uto tore with a wrenchj Men stit1 their hearts uiiU tbe clangor of uruis Similes tuiii tVora tillage to dir and entrench Aud beauty to glory gurremlerd its ehaiuis At tlio blust of tbo bugle of tia the buglo of Peace SouuiU oer the the slain Hiialies the strife bida artilleryceaoe Thrills the dying stretched out on the plain Hurk bow tbe call oer valley and hill Lishtbivouao rest Up toudeijyed to to kill Uo 1orlli 011 thy trruud the blessiujj autl blest Softly white snow weavci a shroud for tbe dcnd A mantle to bide the ted deed War bas done Stern toeuieu sbuta bauits wlieie theii fellowi have bled Aud Mierey can brcutbe now the battle ia Uouo In tbe notes of tbe bugle of Penes Magazine ita Uunuivrelcil Dia Hlmfulnr Cmmt ml Krom tbe Itichebter Democrat During the recent noted trial of the three forgers in the Court of Sessions some very interesting facts were brought to light which were only brieflyi touched upon in our report of the proceedings Auioag the most important witnesses was Dr S A Lattitnore professor of chemis try in the University of Rochester Some idea of the nature of the learned profea BOrs testimony has already been given our readers but in order better to place the importance of the matter before the pub lic aud give the information which ifc ia necessary should be given a reporter of the Democrat and Chnnlele held a short interview with Dr hattimore upon the subject The facts gleaned from the con versation will be placed before our readers in condensed form no attempt being made to follow the interriewing style The case bears on the important ques tion of identifying written documents negotiable paper In this pat ticolar case both the drawer of the check and the bank teller who cashed it testified most positively to the genuineness of the signature Hence the natural conclusion would be that the check had been altered by changing tlio face in some way from to Writing materials a variety of pens pencils brushes iuks and several mysterious solutions were found in the poasesskmof the prisoners They were aent to the witness Dr Lattimorejby the prosecuting attorney with the request to make chemical uxamiiiation and ascertain if they could be employed in the mapner suspected Tbe witness testified that he tad analysed all of them and had proven that by their use it was possible to re move writing in ink to re Btore the paper to its original appearance The witness presented to the court ex hibits of checks which had been paid as shown by the bank from which a part of all of the writing had per fectly removed by means of thia fluid found in the possession of the prisoners and the paper was in no respect injured fc The witness evidence so far was strongly in support of the theory above given re garding the raisingof the check But when he came to apply the ippropriate chemical toslu of the check itself to ascer tain whether it had been treated as sus pected or not he discovered that it had not been thus This revulation led him to suspect tho genuineness of the signatura which up to this time had not been queHtiouod by auy one Under the microscope pencil tracings were detected they wero followed through out the whole signature The witness offeredin evidence a photograph of the check in winch the pencil tracings were distinctly reproduced and also pointed out to the judge and jury the tracing on the original seen especU ally by means of a rendingglass The force of this evidence was to discredit evi dence previously given as to the genuine ness of the signature and iead to the con clusion that the original check given by Mr Shedd had never been used but that a new one had been forged on which his signature had bean traced in pencil This explains the probable use of the plate of Klass fixed in an inclined frame found among the effects of the prisoners The defense at this point denied the possibil ity ef removing writing as asserted by the witness and challenged him to repeat 5n presence of the court the test usingthe solutions in question and submitted as the test the check itself asking to hnvo the teat made oh a part of the name of the paper and also on the latter part of the signature Witness took a seat at the table under the oyen of both judge and jury and proceoded with the test demand BL08S VOL TITUSVILLE SATUKDAY MAY 26 1877 NO 4367 the creme de la firstclass cemmerekl in all professions above withpolitical cliquey and large v Hotel proprieton uid keepers perhaps than any other tilam of UA world for as tbe world owes than ft liv iug eating and sleeping being absolute necessities for continuance of life aa a matter of course those who unsuspecting ly provide them with these nucessitias ex pecting an equivalent aremulcted for a board bill is the last thing a beat would think of paying j if he ever dreams pay ing anything ftwouldbe a whisky bill for bartenders as i rule are too fly for m Not long since a party in New York when finally caught iu the ait openly boasted that for over two years he had lived at the finest uptown boarding houses and not paid one cent during that time for board he was gentlemanly in appearance well dressed in possession of fine conversational powers and a regular masher among the ladies his modus operandi was to call at a first class board ing houseengage aparfmentsand before partaking of the ftrst meal inform the landlady that he could not get his bag gage over the ferry that morning f had not arrived at the express afflce yet was dehvyed on the road by etc etc always framing some plausible eicuse soas to gain a foothold and in the interim inaking himself toall the ladies iu the particularly the landlady and her daughters if perchance she had any being a a charming winning ways that before she is hardly aware of the fact he ia into i to the tune of a months board and some fine morning Mr D B stepsoatand forgets to return and goes in search of fairer fields aid pastures new v Another claas of i those who watch their chance at our larger Ihb telsand when they think one is loot ing slip into the meal some got thissystematized Iowa to so fine a o a nicety at just what hour and minute hey stand a better chance as a matter of course where two or three hundred people are setting down to a meal it is a hard matter to discern lias not registered Still another clasa are one person who those who on stopping at a hotel have a fair showing of baggage but which in reality is worth less this class have many devices such as screwing their trunks to the floor after surreptitiously getting what little clothing they have out of the house filling their valises with anything heavy avail able and somehave gone so far i as to have patent valises made toorder that will double up like a patent dinner pail and after havingput all the clothing it contains on their back after getting two or three days board coolly fold up their valise and pnt it in their pocket takizig the first opportunity to repack it and play the game on a jother liotel Perhaps tho worst annoyance to hotel men are the female beats with which the country is flooded they travel on their winning ways and get into the landlord jefore he knows it and when they are justly punished which is very seldom fall tack on the plea thattheir sex protect ihem Not long since a lady was driven in a hack up to the ladies entrance of onu of our best hotels and was escorted to the ladiesparlor She was dressed in the lieight of fashion but neat and tasty and by no means guady The only article of baggage she hadwith her was a small box neatly wrapped up in manilla paper with a shawlstrap attached by moans of which it was carried This she seemed to handle with great care and requested that it be placed in the private vault of the house and a receipt given for the same She was a bewitch ing blonde ravishing form and a srailo sweefcenongb to melt the heart of a Shy lock She entranced all the boarders spent a pleasant week and one bright morning started but to do a little shop ping1 and for all that her friends in tho house knew is still shopping After an absence of two or three days the proprie torssuspicions were at last aroused and opening aforesaidsmall boxwhich by the hermetically sealed with red seal ing war they found four bricks of the bestMilwaukee manufacture A Turkish Dinner From London Thero is no tablecloth but everything is neatly arranged upon the polished metal Before each guest is a piece of ordinary flap of unleavened dough slightly baked and lookinglike mottled two spoons one of them in box or horn arid the other more delicate in tortoise shell the handle In afow minutes he stepped into tha ornamented with coral andinlaidmcther wifness stand and submitted the check ofpearl Sometimes these spoons have a which showed simply blank paper where little crooked branchof coral at the tip to avert the evil eye Each person is the letters Geo had been written while from the latter part of tha signa ture the ink had totally vanished reveal ing however now tho letters distinctly traced in lead pencil as the witness had suspected experiment was perfectly successful and convincing and left not a shadow of a doubt on the minds of the as to how the check had been man ufactured He was pressed to give the names and chemical composition of the articles ana lyzed and used in these tests He con sented to hand up to the judgeprivately the names of the articles but refused to answer on the ground that by his public testimony ho would be placing a danger ous instrument of crime in the hands of dishonest persons Counsel waived tha question It is a noteworthy fact that by a sort of retributive justice the chemists final and complete demonstvation of tha falsity of tho signature as made in open court in response to the challenge of tha defense was accomplished by the application of the identical solution which the criminals had themselves brought to Rochester to use in perpetrating their frauds on our bankers careful how you swear to your signature How are Meat Frim tbe Hotel World The original duad beat is to be found in all grades of society in all parts of the world of all ages and nationality and em braces both sexos n fact they are so nu merous and changeful that to tell one on sight would take more than the wisdom of Solomon or tho avutenessof a Philadel phia lawyer aside from mingling with we hare no knowledge on oaf Western tables They use according tv the sea son marshmallow leaves cucumbers viae leaves cabbage or even the half open bud of the gourd or melon to form the dol inas stuffed with rice andchopped meat which jiever fail to make their appearance at every repast In serving it is considered theright thing to alternate tho sweot and thus our turkey is followed by baelawa a richpastry com posed of flour butter and pounded al motids soaked in honey afterthis the paste filledwith cheese and herbs a dish of fried fish yields the place of honor to the ekruekkadaif or iin pancakes intarlarded with lumps f clotted cream and to this again succeeds mo and of artichokes dressod in oil The aschouiab a sweet pot ridge wl i It mikes its appearance upon most estive occasions deservesr a few words of explanation as this ireparatiou has a legendary origin As ihourah is composed of Indian wheat arley wheat dried almonds valnuts pistachionuts and even dry Vindsor and haricot boiled and woetened the greater the variety and icongruity of the ingredients the better ae aschourah for it isa remembrance jays the legend of Noahs residence ia he ark into which the water must have enetrated at length and produced an un expected soup among the remnants of his Irystores in great uautities in all respectable houses during he first ten days of the month of Monharenv the first menth of the ear to be sent about to friends and to 3 liberally distributed to the poor At his periodVjany persons presenting them selves at tne door of a kouak receive without question a bowl of aschburah ri reinembranae of tha tragical deaths of Hassan and Hossein grandsons of the rophet Our repast was concluded by herbet accompanying the pilloT and then sach guest rose with little ceremony to wash her hands over the handsome silver casing held by the attendant slaves or at he marble fountain let into the wall of he bofa CHARLES HVDJt wwc nruK M C BKKBB J T WITBEKOP D ANGIEK WU STEURKTT itJtwtl K TJ POUTER eye provided witha small ringshaped cake called samitt some pieces of which arc always taken before the Ramazan dinner as well as a smallquantity of condiments such as caviar olives salted and dried mutton cheese or pickle At the table which I ara describing these dttuvre were spread abontin abundance surrounding a handsome silver stand holding covered caps filled with excellent lemonade of which each guest partook and then the stand being removeda stout nogress deposited in its place with an air of triumph a large tareon filled with a delicate white soap The spoons are raised jn expectation it is Besma Hannm who resolutely tucks up her righl sleeve above the elbow and mistress of the ceremonies is the first to dip into tho tureen murmuring the customary in vitation bonyouronn at which all the spoons join company and after a few minutes of silence well employed the soap is borne away to make room for a turkey stuffed with rice currants spices Very little is taken from each dish as their number and variety are in finite bat each out is tasted and little cnraions are made between whiles among the piiich of salad from one i preserved fruit from another then mor sel torn as delicately as possiblefrom the dish of fowl takingin passing i dip into the curdled milk or a flavor o picfcle or red pepper back agaia to the middle of the table which exhibits probably by thistime a mound of pastry form an itn portant part of the Tqrktah cal inary system j you miy frequentl count a doien rarietiM at the besides many herbs and of which NATIONAL TDBS f OfiKS CO full Hue iu a variety o jades and mice just received Iroui tbe uiuuu acturen at HKKALU office TITUSVILLE PA UAPITAIY ii Government Bonds with tbe United Statoa Tieajurer to Sfonrft Bill Huldeto anil DerxMltora KAKLESUYDE1KESIUEXT G C Kit BANK Curuer Fraaklia and Spriug stn TITU8VJJLLJ3 PA CAPITA CoUectfonaniadeoa altpoiuta In the United 1uy and iuill Railruiid anil neut Specie and Home und orelgu EicliauKe Jntereot allowed oii Time Uepoaita CORBI8POKDENCE SOLICITED A NTCTLTPRESIDENT K 0 HOAUCA3HLKH dAwtf BOBEEIS 4 CO BMKERS SPKINQ STREET Titusville Pa Stockholderslndividually Liable HUT and Sell Toreign and Domestic and GOTennuent Securities Make Collections ou all polnti In the Oil lleeion aud throughout tlie States anil do a Ueuural Uinking Ijusfinea st at nix per cent allowed on tilue deponiti tf L Cashier GERMAN NATIONAL BANK Millmtown Butlercounty Pa P 0 ADDRKS BAItSTrAHTS MTLLS PA WATKKK Cubier CHAP rr ITVVY Boston Mass ffl4IcKeesBortPeBHa Maoufactarwj of LAPWELDED Oil Well TflliiDg Casing and Line Pipe 14 Each joint iuapccUd reauied rod and proved with a hydraulic iiraMure of 1203 to tha squire shipment with oar trfde mark DIA OUlt PATENT COUPJLINGS Are made to order I o tit all airea of TDBING JAS1VG aud from two inches TJ ourieen luehea diameter COLE AND BURNHAM CO AGENTS OIL CITY PA R H Boaghton Jr General Agent Office Opera Hoflse GIBBS STERRETT Manufacturing Go Successors to UbbaStenett Jt Co JfclOOOOO Genera BaiiueM pocileute noliciUxl v Confa rnvJl tf RAILWAY EAST VARD I STATIONS EmlentonAr Bntter Town StKtB Konil TnrSoy City Uonriteville City 1 IH 112 IrM a PM Tlfi 740 I H 1Q I Plc S A XI 1053 IftrM II C9 1 1300 AX 65J 910 ISO 100 WKSTWAItO TKAJNSrPIRSTCLASS STATIONS Edcnlmri My Pickwick I Ar Tnrk y City I8UU Kowl BaJer Town KnVwtoD 240 30S i IS I IM 4 AM AM 712 TlO KOI 810 AMI frM 603 roi I flat J V PATTOK GEO W TIFFT SONS CO L MUBACilltVCIKNt UI CTE RSTO D Urett A Rtsu t ST AV Itoighton AKeut EDENBUHOJ B 1amtw AKeut L Laiduiir At uuy of those pUcen ilia rialengines anil njiltia 01 aiiy uupliciLu paiU IhoioolV cau Iw uh iluel 01tufuitJ It i mJii tl TITUXVILLE AND CORRT PA OFFICERS H Glhbsrreaident Tohu L IreMiUent V B KterrettTreiiHurer i A Aapiuwallfctecrolarv DIKEUTORS r H Glhhg W B Sterrott 1 11 Sterrett J Aloxamicr A A Aapiuwall ohu L aCulliiiaey J Vf Huuipliroy Alannractnrera of Slalionary and Portable Boilers and En gin CM DRILXING TOO I S DIE Oil OIJ ARTESIANWELLS RIG IKONS AND CASTINGS OF ALL inOKAlfD BRASS Sole macufactareri of tbe new Patent Balance Valye DOWNINGS Temper Screw and Itopo Clamps OIKD3 STERRKTT PATENT ADJUSTER Also the celebrated Climax Mower and Reaper and SelfRake for the celebrated NOW LES STEAM PUMP Dealers in Fittinga for Oil Oaa Steam Water etc Uuild Iron StilU and eveiytliinj pertaining to KepairinK of all kindH on uhorl notice EMPIRE LINE The Empire Tnnaportatlon Company to the huAiueaa couimuuity a RELIABLE FAST FREIGHT LINE BKTWKKV TKK and the AND IKK Great Oil Bpu of Peisytaia VIA THE Philadelpnia Erie Railroad AX D ITS It and controls all the il ILI Iino which Umunfured by of Imiifupui luncu In the Imtinux aud no eBort will uparecl on tlioir part to rentier Batlafiction to iU ordering fnoAt from be Kint will pleaw direct uhlpwirK to mailc hillIUK refer them u the AjrcnU of tht tor dIreetionK oW W TUSriNK Freight 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